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Questions tagged [filtering]

If you don't want to see everything, you use a filter. This tag is for any questions about filtering in Stack Exchange sites.

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I get email from filter subscription once a week instead of once a day

I manage a few filter subscriptions at https://stackexchange.com/users/44871/marcel-st%C3%B6r?tab=subscriptions. All of them are set to 'every day'. Yet I only get an email about once a week listing ...
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Adjustable thresholds on what shows up in the “active” question filter

I would like to be able to, for example, prevent any edit with "minor spelling" in the description from bumping a very negatively scored question that was closed more than two years ago up my active ...
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Filter subscriptions/frontpage by meta-information

For subscriptions to feeds, it seems the only way to filter questions is by tags. Since meta-tags have been removed, filtering by tags does not allow to filter by meta-information. This causes email ...
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Create New “Filtered Questions” with Multiple Tags (Tag1 AND Tag2)

I would like to save a "Filtered Questions" with more than one tag. I know how to search for questions with multiple tags, but my question is about creating a "New Filter" to include questions from ...
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Any way to hide questions in Hot Network Questions, based on tag

(Specific issue topic: Game Of Thrones questions. Askers and Question Editors here do try v. hard to make the question titles non-spoiler-y but it's not perfect and I'd prefer not to se the titles.) ...
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Answers/questions filter names are not able to be localized

The Low quality posts and the First posts queues have filter option, and that option is not localized (tested for ruSO, ptSO, esSO, jaSO), i.e. not found in Transifex:
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Add a filter to hide negative scoring questions

There are more and more people that don't write a proper question these days. When I find some question to answer I often end up flagging bad posts. (And when my flags are depleted, I run away.) ...
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More Question Filtering options

I realize that this may be a big request, but... I think that instead of tabs on the recent question activity pages, or more likely as a new tab, adding a more advanced filtering option. For ...
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Date range filter for questions/answers

I was recently looking for why there was a really sudden influx of questions on Meta.SO around July 20ish, 2016 (the following graph should indicate why I was looking for it), and I was forced to ...
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Can't search multiple tags but exclude a specific tag

Currently there are two questions saying that you can do what I want: Is there a way to perform a search in such a way as to exclude a specific tag? Search for one tag and exclude results for another ...
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Add tags to “Fitered Questions” SE tab and adjust to match format of other sites

Replace Stats and Top Network Askers with list of tabs from sites subcribed to. Clicking on them should bring up the questions from that tag. Remove boxes around questions. Now: After 1. implemented,...
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At flag history page add a link to filter by retracted (“self-removed”) flags

Since October 2015 flag history page provides filters for various flag outcomes: links which can be used to easily see declined, disputed, helpful, etc outcomes of your flags... These changes ...
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A subscription that lists a filter that isn't in my list of filters?

I have "favorite tags". I have "filters" that reference those tags. I have "subscriptions" that reference filters. What's strange is that one of the subscriptions I set up references a filter that ...
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Possibility to restrict search results by date of the most recent answer (or any answer)?

According to search help there are two possibilities how search results can be restricted to some date range. Namely created: and lastactive:. The latter is based on the last activity of the post, for ...
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Filtering and order by option to view questions

How to filter unanswered questions with up votes ordered by newest ? Is this a feature request in SO ? At present I can view newest, featured, frequent, votes and active tab. If I choose votes tab, I ...
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Adding an option for valid questions in some lists

I think it can be useful if we have an option for filtering valid questions in some lists that: Valid questions filter : closed:no duplicate:no locked:no Some lists: [ All Questions, Top Questions, ...
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Can Hot Network Questions honor tag filters? [duplicate]

If a particular community has a favorite tag, I would like for that question in the Hot Network Questions list to highlight. If I have a tag set to ignore, it will either grey out or not show at all (...
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Filtered questions / tag sets with multiple tags using logical AND?

Is there a way to create a tag set // filtered question group based on multiple tag criteria using logical AND? Here's the tag set page. There have been other answers that talk about how to do live ...
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Why not show (or make it optional) only hot questions in chosen communities? [duplicate]

It would be more convenient than having the costumers manually filtering them, and it's useful too. Similar question websites supports such features after all.
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Filter out old questions? [duplicate]

I was just looking for whether StackOverflow can be localized somehow or what the current state of development is regarding this topic. But it is difficult to find anything because I get lots of old ...
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Can't post an answer on AskDifferent — “This looks like spam.”

I'm seeing my perfectly reasonable answer marked as spam. I get the error: "This looks like spam." Any ideas on how I can get my answer published? The question is: Will my Bluetooth earbuds work with ...
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Filter for timeline_type in Stack Exchange API

I am using the Stack Exchange API to retrieve data about activities on Stack Overflow. Specifically, I want to retrieve the event history for a question using the endpoint: https://api.stackexchange....
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Why does the question filter always return 96 questions?

After the latest improvement to the new navigation, I can now see question counts. I noticed that my preferred settings (new questions, recommended tags, sort by active) returns a set of 96 questions....
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How do I add a Filtered Question to search for questions containing content other than just tags

As a user of the main Stack Exchange site, I would like to create filters that work just as if I was searching for things on a particular site, but for it to apply to all sites. Below is my failed ...
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Filtering by recommended, shows only 2 pages [duplicate]

Is it normal that when I filter by recommended, that I only get 2 pages. Settings are filter: recommended, show: all, sort: recently active.
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Can't post question on freelance. Says 'this looks like spam.'

The title pretty much tells you my problem, there is no other error message. It is a lengthy question, that's the only thing I can think of. *I just posted the original since it doesn't seem to ...
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Add filters to the flagging history [duplicate]

So nowadays we have this beautiful flagging statistics page http://site.stackexchange.com/users/flag-summary/my-user-id. It has a nice statistics sidebar, for which I propose to make the ...
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Is there a way to set an auto-filter? If not, I'd like to request one

I noticed tonight in Programmers that the first two pages of newest top questions (and a substantial proportion of the actives) are all negative, and many are on hold for being way off-topic or ...
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Possible to change time of SO new questions digest?

I get the New questions digest message every day at ~07:56. This means that by the time I get to view/answer them, the digest message waited in my email inbox for several long hours. Below is the ...
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Does StackOverflow automatically filter what I see on the homepage?

I'm trying to work out if there are vastly more questions on web development than on other topics, or whether my view of the homepage is being prefiltered- or both. When I log onto the home page, I ...
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Why do the filters now filter out questions with answers?

Maybe it’s just me, but a few days ago I started wondering why the Stack Overflow actitivity had fallen down considerably. Now it seems that all my filters cause only questions with 0 answers to be ...
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Some Important Filters for Stack Careers Jobs' Listing

When we visit http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs?f=t Right now stackcareers display list of careers with respect to our search query. But it will be very beneficial if we could have useful filters ...
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Block networks from appearing in the 'Hot Network Questions' list [duplicate]

I see this was asked a couple of times about three years ago and at the time the feature request was apparently denied: Filtering "hot" questions Can you filter out certain SE sites from ...
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Finding Questions with the Newest Answers anywhere on Site?

Accessing Questions via your own Newest Answers (or by Votes or Activity) is easy to do using functionality already present on your user profile (see below). However, I have not yet found a similarly ...
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First preference to the questions in the Close Vote RQ under a tag where the user is familiar with that tag

I am a bit familiar with these regex, bash, awk, sed SO tags. But the questions appeared first in the Close vote Review queue is not the ones with these tags. Without knowing anything about the tags ...
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Can we better filter and order questions on the website and through the app?

When I open https://stackoverflow.com, I have the following options for viewing questions: interesting, featured, hot, week, month (https://math.stackexchange.com uses “active” instead of “interesting”...
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Filter newest questions by favorite tags

Sometimes I want to view all the newest questions, but narrow down my search to tags marked by me as favorites. I don't want to limit my search to only one, selected tag and I am too lazy to type all ...
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Review filter appears to be broken

When browsing questions for a given tag, a review indicator has recently started showing up that links to the open review tasks for that tag. For example, this is what I see when viewing Python ...
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Better support for search by both intersection and union of multiple tags

Search supports filtering by tags intersection e.g., [python] [timezone]. It finds posts that have both tags. See Filtering questions by multiple tags. Search supports filtering by tags union e.g., [...
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Add a front-page-like tab to the iOS app's main site view

There's currently only four tabs in the iOS app's "top" site view, meaning you still have an open slot. I suggest that something akin to the web site's "front page" be added there. This would ...
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Take filters into account for the Suggested Edits review counter

The review queues allow you to set up a tag filter, so we can filter our personal queue regarding our knowledge and/or preference. I'm a bit confused by the review counter in the top bar. It can show ...
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Can we make new flag responses more visible?

When looking at my flag-responses page, it's not always easy to tell what's new. Sometimes flags take a while to resolve, so I might have one farther down the page that only now got resolved. ...
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Location of 10K tools filter has no context [closed]

Currently, the "filter by type" options in the side bar under 10K tools resembles something like (taken from TeX - LaTeX): The location of these filters seem oddly placed, with no indication that ...
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Filter on tag with special character in close vote queue is broken [duplicate]

If I use the filter c#-4.0 in the close vote queue I get a question from the that is tagged c#-4.0. If I either vote or skip the next question from the queue is tagged c#. Can this be fixed so the ...
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Review Queue Filter Doesn't Seem to be Filtering Good [duplicate]

So I was trying to do my duty and review some stuff, but I'm not exactly the most knowledgeable in the realm of programming. So I figured I would filter the review list to get questions I could answer....
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How to exclude anonymous questions/users in search query

Is there a way to exclude anonymous users/questions in a search query? An anonymous user/question to me means that the question is asked by a "userXXXXXXXX"?
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Allow to filter for more than three tags in the close votes review queue

I've been reviewing the close votes for some lesser-used tags, and I've managed to review the entire queue for a few of these tags. This feels great! Now, I'd like to continue monitoring the close ...
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Filtering posts on the Tools page as you can in review

I think searching by tags would be helpful in handling flags easier. I currently work mostly with Android so I could get through more flags faster if I could search through the questions/answers, ...
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filtered tags seems to no longer work [duplicate]

I have some browser bookmarks to a few filtered-tag queries. These now all show no matches ("No questions found."), but if I put the tag(s) in the search bar and query there are plenty of hits. This ...
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Viewing “unanswered (my tags)” shows no items on Android app

I have a lot of tags (including very common ones like php, javascript) but viewing the unanswered (my tags) on Stack Overflow in the Android app shows no items. Checking on the website shows this is ...